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By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Clubs and Organizations

XIX. Clubs and Organizations The Student Council The Student Council is the student self-governing body. The Student Council is not only an advantage to the students because it gives each student a chance to voice his/her opinions on school happenings, but it also gives the choice students a chance to convert their potential leadership qualifications […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Performing Arts

XVIII. Performing Arts Central Valley Academy has a variety of arts-in-education programs. Over the past several years, we have had professional theatre companies perform and had residencies in lighting, drama and mime. Under artists-in-residency programs, we have had a painter, a sculptor and other visual artists. Students are encouraged to participate in these programs. We […]

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CVA Student Handbook—Music Department

XVII. Music Department Instrumental- Major Performing Groups (Credit-Bearing) Membership and participation earn 1/2 credit per year. The numerical grades for these groups are used when computing class rank and average for Honor Roll. Senior High String Symphonic Band Concert Band Vocal- Major Performing Groups (Credit-Bearing) Membership and participation earn 1/2 credit per year. The numerical […]

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CVA Student Handbook—Athletic Department Regulations

XVI. Athletic Department Regulations Physical Education Class Policy The following policy pertaining to Physical Education Requirements at Central Valley Academy is in effect at the present time. All students must participate in physical education grades 9-12. Exceptions to participating in class are as follows: Written doctor’s excuse Illness verified in writing by parent or nurse […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—School Publications

XV. SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS One of the most important and challenging high school activities is the publication of the yearbook. This activity is open to members of the sophomore, junior and senior classes. The staff is chosen during the spring semester. While the format, content and coverage of the Yearbook is determined by the senior editor […]

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CVA Student Handbook—Summer School Policy

XIV. Summer School Policy Each year, Central Valley Academy participates in a regional summer school program. If a student attends summer school, to repeat a course, In order to receive course credit, the student must achieve a passing grade derived from an average of the following four (4) sources: Final school average. First 15-day average […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Academics

XIII. Academics Student Evaluation Procedures Five-Week Notices At the mid point of each 10-week marking period, all students receive a written report of status. The five-week notices are mailed directly to the home from the school. If your parents receive a letter indicating that you are doing unsatisfactory work, they should contact your teacher to […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—District-wide Policies

XII. District-wide Policies The Central Valley School District Board of Education hereby advises students, parents, employees and the general public that offers: AIDS Policy Students and Central Valley employees are covered under a district AIDS policy which indicates personal health safety, confidentiality and required New York State Education components to instruction, as well as procedures. […]

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CVA Student Handbook—Services

XI. Services Guidance and Counseling Services The school counselor assists students, teachers, parents and administrators. The role of the counselor is to help students as they seek to identify and achieve personal goals, assume rights and responsibilities in various life roles at each developmental stage. Important functions of the guidance department include: Academic Improvement and […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Library Procedures and Services

X. Library Procedures and Services Central Valley Academy has an outstanding 9 –12 Library. It opens at 7:30 A.M. and remains open until 3:30 P.M., Monday – Friday. Students may select books using the on-line catalog, borrow and return books, as well as use on-line databases and internet resources. Students are encouraged to use the […]

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